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Peter Hess Quartet: Present Company

Read "Present Company" reviewed by Jim Worsley

What word to say first, refreshing or wow? Perhaps, wow, this is refreshing! With the assorted amount of experimental jazz that often needed more time in the lab, that is an assault on the unsuspecting ear, the Peter Hess Quartet have concocted their own penicillin. No longer lab rats, minds can be allowed to thrive and grow. With seven original compositions, the first five by Hess, this quartet was clearly not content to rely on the tried and ...


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